| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:23 PM
What could possibly go wrong?
As the backlash continues over dissemination of hacked private photos through the Snapchat app Snapsaved, which followed on the heels of an iCloud hack, Alaska Air is looking at converting its ticketing operations from...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:08 PM
First it was fresh concerns about the fragile Eurozone recovery. Then there was the sudden steep fall in oil prices. Now investors are worrying whether the American economy can pull up a slumping global economy.
And overlaying all these — fears...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gas prices are getting lower nearly every day, and especially in South Florida, that's cause for celebration just in time for the holidays.
Energy-producing areas of the U.S. and the world aren't so happy, because the declines mean possible loss of...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Floridians remained at a post-recession high for consumer confidence for the third month in a row while the nation's consumer sentiment fell slightly, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
Overall, Floridians are still feeling...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Having a bit of sticker shock at the grocery store?
You aren't alone with food costs rising 3.7 percent in a year in Broward and Miami-Dade counties in June, well above the 2.4 percent increase for the nation as a whole, according to the U.S. Bureau...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:53 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Turn on a TV and you're going to hear Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist trying to claim credit for stewarding the state’s tourism- and housing-dependent economy through the worst global crash...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:53 AM
For the first time in five months, Floridians' confidence in the economy dipped in October, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
Consumer sentiment among 424 Floridians polled between Oct 1 and Oct. 23 dropped a point in October...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Floridians feel more confident about the economy than they have since the recession, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
The monthly statewide consumer index rose a point to 83, a level not seen since April 2007. It's the third...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Floridians set a new post-recession record for consumer confidence in September, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday.
The monthly statewide consumer index rose a point to 83, a level not seen since April 2007. It's the fourth...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The economy just posted its best six-month stretch in 11 years, the labor market is on a record streak of job creation and gas prices are falling. But consumers — a key driver of U.S. economic growth — have not yet fully joined the party....
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Sisters Kim and Karla Duenas of Tinley Park said they started their holiday shopping at 1 a.m. on Black Friday.
About eight hours later, Kim, 21, and Karla, 14, were resting up in easy chairs at a sitting area inside the Orland Square Mall, weary but...